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J. McLain Wallace, Jr., JD

McLain Wallace is the General Counsel of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

J. McLain Wallace, Jr. is senior vice president and general counsel of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

McLain earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from Wake Forest University and his juris doctorate from the Wake Forest University School of Law.

McLain was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1988, clerked for the Honorable Gerold Arnold, North Carolina Court of Appeals and was in private practice for 16 years, specializing in health care law.

He joined the North Carolina Baptist Hospital Legal Department as General Counsel in 2005 and became the Medical Center General Counsel in 2010.

Areas of Practice

  • Board Matters
  • Clinical Conflict of Interest
  • Clinical Operations (and Outreach)
    • Billing
    • Medicare, Medicaid
    • Physician Contracting
  • Corporate/Business Organizations
  • Executive Compensation
  • Finance
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Liability Release
  • Managed Care
  • Medical Staff
  • Risk and Insurance Management
  • Tax Exemption 


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Last Updated: 05-01-2017
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